Chinese influence remains robust in Africa...
26 Apr 2016
LAGOS, NIGERIA: MOBOfree, the African social marketplace, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa's safest social marketplace...
30 Jun 2015
IT News Africa reports that JUMIA, a Nigerian online shopping destination in Africa, has launched in Uganda.
8 Feb 2014
E-commerce in Africa has grown dramatically over the past year, says Robin Philip of payment services provider PayGate, and is now in a position to support the massive consumer boom that's happening across the continent.
2 Jul 2013
What is it about the brand you picked off the shelf, signed vehicle finance for or the network you subscribe to that defined your choice? The experience. Your experience. Experiential Marketing lives in the space where decisions are made.
Mo-Tseleng 22 May 2013
Microsoft has announced the opening of 21 web stores for apps and games across several African countries.
18 Dec 2012
MTN Uganda has launched a promotion called 'Y'ello Christmas', to give back to its customers during the festive season.
3 Dec 2012
MTN Uganda has relaunched its MTN Zone with discounts of up to 99% and a minimum guaranteed discount of 5% on MTN calls.
20 Nov 2012
SABMiller has taken its traditional African beer brand‚ Chibuku - which is manufactured using either maize or sorghum - into ten other continental countries‚ a move the company says is motivated by its "affordability" and "product innovation" strategies.
Billy Tawanda Karombo 11 Oct 2012
South African Tourism (SAT) plans to open a regional office in Nairobi during the 2013-2014 financial year, South African Tourism director for Domestic, Africa and Middle East, Phumi Ndlomo has disclosed.
11 Sep 2012
Uganda mobile operator Warid Telecom has contracted India's Flytxt, a provider of global real-time closed loop mobile marketing solutions, to manage its marketing campaigns.
Walter Wafula 28 Aug 2012
Barclays Bank and its subsidiary, Absa, say they are engaged in negotiations to combine the majority of the Barclays Africa operations.
21 Aug 2012
GOtv, a low cost pay television service owned and operated by MultiChoice Africa celebrates its first year in business in four markets. Patricia Kiconco, the country manager GOtv Uganda speaks about the performance of the brand and its future plans for Africa.
Walter Wafula 15 Aug 2012
SBV Services, who has been providing its cash operations services to the Nigerian market for over five years, is also active in Lesotho with plans being afoot to extend its footprint further into Africa, including Uganda and Namibia.
10 Jul 2012
Airtel Uganda has announced its new harmonized calling rates to all African destinations, cutting costs for Ugandans who communicate with family, friends and business associates across the continent.
24 May 2012
The African Banker Awards has released the shortlist of nominees for the 2012 competition. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 30 May 2012, which makes its debut in Africa. This year's event coincides with the annual African Development Bank (AfDB) meetings in Arusha, Tanzania
24 Apr 2012
A new International Finance Corporation and World Bank report shows that the business environment for entrepreneurs in all five economies of the East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda) improved in 2010-2011, as the countries implemented critical regulatory reforms.
12 Apr 2012
The Western Union Company and MTN Group yesterday, 29 March 2012, announced the launch of a mobile money transfer service in Uganda, allowing MTN customers to send and receive money across borders using just their mobile phones for the first time.
29 Mar 2012
At an inauguration ceremony held last week, L'Oréal opened its new subsidiary in Kenya, which will be the hub for expanding the group's activities in East Africa, a region which also includes Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia. The group's subsidiary in Nigeria opened in September.
12 Dec 2011
TransferTo and the MTN Group last week announced that the implementation of their International Airtime Transfer (IAT) partnership in MTN operating companies is well underway.
14 Nov 2011
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011